methanation etymology

English word methanation comes from English methane, English -ation

Detailed word origin of methanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
methane English (eng) (organic chemistry, countable) Any of very many derivatives of methane.. (organic compound, uncountable) The simplest aliphatic hydrocarbon, CH4, being a constituent of natural gas.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
methanation English (eng) (organic chemistry) The reaction of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to form methane.

Words with the same origin as methanation

Descendants of methane
methalox methanic methanol
Descendants of -ation
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